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REVIEW ARTICLE

Robotic Gynecological Surgery: A Clinical Approach

Mohammed Khairy Ali, Ahmed Y Abdelbadee, Sherif A Shazly, Ahmed M Abbas

Citation Information : Ali MK, Abdelbadee AY, Shazly SA, Abbas AM. Robotic Gynecological Surgery: A Clinical Approach. World J Lap Surg 2013; 6 (3):156-162.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1204

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Objective

To provide a review in the available literature in robotic gynecological surgery, focusing on history of robotic surgery, basic setup, advantages and disadvantages of the robotic surgery, uses of surgical robots, the future of the robotic surgery and finally laparoendoscopic single site robotic surgery.

Design

Literature survey.

Conclusion

Although it is not evident that robotic surgery is superior to conventional laparoscopic surgery in surgical outcomes, many studies demonstrate the positive feasibility of robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery in many gynecological fields including cancer. Robotic surgery is considered as a solution for the technical problems of minimal invasive surgery. However, the economic feasibility of robotic surgery still remains as an obstacle which should be overcomed. It is expected with further development of robotic technology that the concept of high cost will be resolved.

How to cite this article

Ali MK, Abdelbadee AY, Shazly SA, Abbas AM. Robotic Gynecological Surgery: A Clinical Approach. World J Lap Surg 2013;6(3):156-162.


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